Short for formula translator, FORTRAN was an early high-level programming language, used specifically for scientific and mathematical applications and developed by IBM in 1954.

Articles on that refer to FORTRAN

Nerd of the Week: Ray Kurzweil By Morgan Michaels
Memorandum For Members and Affiliates of the Intergalactic Computer Network By J.C.R. Licklider
Reflections on Stephen Wolfram's 'A New Kind of Science' By Ray Kurzweil
The Rights of Robots: Technology, Culture and Law in the 21st Century By Sohail Inayatullah and Phil Mcnally
The Age of Spiritual Machines: Glossary By Ray Kurzweil
The Age of Spiritual Machines: Timeline By Ray Kurzweil
Man-Computer Symbiosis By J.C.R. Licklider
How can a small number of genes build a complex mental machine? By Gary F. Marcus

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